Pasta with the Works

  • Prep 20 min.
  • Total 20 min.
  • Serves 4
  • Pasta with the Works
This cheesy pasta skillet stirs together favorite pizza flavors like pepperoni, green pepper, olives and mozzarella cheese.

POSTED IN: Dinner, Popular, Quick & Easy, Tomato Sauce

What You'll Need

  • 1/2

    cup thinly sliced pepperoni

  • 1

    medium green pepper, cut into 2-inch-long strips (about 1 1/2 cups)

  • 2

    cup Prego® Fresh Mushroom Italian Sauce OR Prego® Traditional Italian Sauce

  • 1/3

    cup pitted black olives, cut in half (optional)

  • 3

    cup rotini (spiral) pasta, cooked and drained

  • 1

    cup shredded mozzarella cheese (about 4 ounces)

How to Make It

  • 1

    Cook the pepperoni and pepper in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat until the pepper is tender-crisp, stirring often.

  • 2

    Stir the sauce and olives, if desired, in the skillet and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.

  • 3

    Stir the pasta and mozzarella cheese in the skillet. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.

CHOOSE TASTE. CHOOSE PREGO.

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A MEAL EVERYONE WILL LOVE
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THE SIMPLE TRICK TO MAKE SAUCES THAT STICK.

Don't Rinse Your Pasta

Don't rinse your pasta after cooking it. Doing this washes the starch off the surface, which is what helps the sauce cling to it.